WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD!
The season 11 winner of NBC’s hit talent competition “America’s Got Talent” was announced Wednesday night during a 2-hour finale.
The winner was 12-year-old singer-songwriter and Ukelele player Grace VanderWaal. The singing sensation burst into tears as her name was announced causing judge Howie Mandel to go on stage to console her.
Grace became a viral sensation and fan-favorite for her original song “I don’t know my name” which she performed during her audition. She went on to perform all original songs throughout the competition. Continuing to amaze both the judges and viewers each week.
The vote was reportedly the closest it’s ever been in the history of “America’s Got Talent”.
The AGT champ will now begin a media tour with an appearance on NBC’s “Today Show” Thursday morning.